I don't know when it happened.
I don't know when she came,
But she's the one I always knew.
Grandma was her name.
Uplifting Poems from Adopted Children
Adopted children are often referred to as chosen children. People with love to give and none to bestow it upon seek out a child to raise with love. Some parents choose to conceal their child's adoption thinking that it will only cause him pain and a sense of non-belonging. Others choose to tell their chosen child thinking that he will find out anyway. When a child finds out that he is adopted, it may give rise to feelings of confusion and alienation. The important thing to remember is that having parents that love you whether biological or chosen is a tremendous gift.
Poems by Adopted Children
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I don't know when it happened.Latest Shared Story
This poem touched my heart. I remembered my Lola. She's a big part of my life that can never be replaced. She just passed away. This poem made me cry, but I love its message. <3
My Dearest Sister,
This journey has been long.
This experience like a favorite song.
Dreams realized and not abandoned, ...Latest Shared Story
After fostering and then adopting my dear little sister for three years, I am now 13 and my older sister 15. The little one welcomed into our family from adoption is 5. Fostering children had...
Adopted Child Misses Mother
To a mother I never knew,
From a son who desperately misses you.
There were so many times I would imagine you,Latest Shared Story
This poem was so heartfelt I was hoping for a happier ending, where the author would have found his mama and known what it was to have her loving arms around him. But now he has a son of his...
Poem About Searching For Birth Mother
They said she was on drugs and I was only a child;
They said 'go on with my life, have fun for a while'...
But what they didn't understand is where their hearts wouldn't go
Is the love that existed, and what I did know......Latest Shared Story
This poem was amazing. It made me think that there is still a chance for me to find my birth mom. I was just a baby when she left. And even though I was born in Russia, there is still that...
Giving Up Children For Adoption
For my children
I remember my pregnancy with you
I fell in love with your every move, and with the sound of your beating heart....Latest Shared Story
I am sharing this poem with my daughter who is turning 23 tomorrow. I think about her every day and hold on to seeing her again. I was blessed to have a visit from her and her loving parents...
My Birth Mom
Loving and gracious the
Women I've never met.
She made a difficult decision and
She will debate that decision for the...Latest Shared Story
My story is rather unusual as not only did I give two children up for adoption but also lost a third one in a divorce. Over 30 years ago, I made the heart wrenching decision to give up my...
It Was Nothing But A Mistake
I don't understand why you chose him over me
I was there, or could you just not see.
I would have done everything right,
But instead you chose him, and to stay and fight.Latest Shared Story
Hi Rachel. I could feel the pain within your poem. Truthfully I understand what you are feeling & what you are going through. I was abandoned by my birth parents as well and with all the...
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